David G. Perkins
FORMER COMMANDER, UNITED STATES ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND (TRADOC), UNITED STATES ARMY
From 1980 until his retirement as a four-star General in 2018, General (Ret.) Perkins held a variety of leadership positions within the United States Army and generated future requirements for all United States Army ground and air weapons systems and vehicles. His most recent position was the 15th Commander of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) where he was responsible for overseeing training of Army forces and development of operational doctrine. Under his leadership, TRADOC developed the Army’s concept of Multi-Domain Operations, which has become a driver for future change, not only in the U.S. Military, but around the world. Prior to commanding TRADOC, General (Ret.) Perkins was the 21st Commander of the Combined Arms Center and Commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth. In this role, he led the development and execution of the leader development strategy across the Army, management of the Army’s training support and development enterprises, and development and integration of the doctrine that the Army used worldwide to fight and win the nation’s wars.
General (Ret.) Perkins brings to our Board a deep understanding of extensive experience in governmental relations, organizational development and strategic operations.